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UNESCO Plenary Session in Paris, France

On September 29, 2003, Mrs. Bush gave the keynote address at UNESCO. The United States returned to UNESCO headquarters on October 1, 2003 after nearly a two-decade absence. Changes in UNESCO have created an opportunity for the United States to contribute to its worthy, focused goals.

American leadership in the service of peace and security can help mobilize multilateral institutions, including UNESCO, to stand up for common values that promote tolerance and thwart terrorism.

US Flag Raising Ceremony: Paris, France

On September 29, 2003, Mrs. Bush participated in the ceremony in which the United States' flag joined the flags of other UNESCO member countries. She said the United States is committed to UNESCO's mission to improve the lives of children and families now and for generations to come, and she also said that she and the President are pleased that the flag of the United States will now proudly stand side by side with the other countries' flags.


Conference of Spouses of Heads of State and Government of the Americas
National Association of Women Judges
Russian Book Festival
UN International Women's Day Event
UN Decade of Literacy
Remarks by Mrs. Bush at the First Ladies Summit - Dominican Republic
Remarks by Mrs. Bush to the United Nations
Radio Address by Mrs. Bush to the Nation

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